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15 Sep
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the Foreign Affairs Committee that the previous presidency left Joe Biden little choice but to complete the withdrawal. Republicans called it "an unmitigated disaster."
13 Apr
Taofeek Arapaja has emerged chairman of the People's Democratic Party in Southwest after defeating his closest rival, Eddy Olafeso.
25 Mar
President Joe Biden calls for the United States to ban assault weapons, as he urges Congress to act on gun control in the wake of a mass shooting in Colorado. "I don't need to wait another minute, let alone an hour, to take common sense steps that will save lives in the future," says Biden in an address from the White House.
9 Jan
US President-elect Joe Biden refuses to weigh in on moves to impeach President Donald Trump, saying the matter is up to Congress.
9 Jan
A new Venezuelan parliament dominated by ruling socialists has been inaugurated, consolidating President Nicolas Maduro's grip. Out of a job as speaker, opposition head Juan Guido vowed to chair rival sessions online.
13 Dec 2020
The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that could kick Chinese companies off American stock markets if they don’t disclose more information and comply with US audit rules. A Senate version of the bill was already passed in May, and President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill into law before he leaves office. Plus, Uber is reportedly in advanced talks to sell its flying taxi unit to an American aviation firm, as it shifts its focus to food delivery from its pandemic-hit ride hailing business.
12 Nov 2020
Martin Vizcarra stands accused of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes. While he rejects the allegations, he has said he will not fight the impeachment and step down immediately.
18 Dec 2019
The House is conducting a day of historic debates that are expected to lead to President Trump's impeachment for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
15 Nov 2019
When the T-shirt CEO dons a suit, something has to be wrong. In this episode of DRESSCODE Gerhard Elfers shows why Mark Zuckerberg’s contrite appearance before US Congress was simply disrespectful.
27 Jul 2019
Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again.
28 Jan 2019
The US has lifted sanctions on aluminum giant Rusal and two other firms linked to billionaire Oleg Deripaska, who had ties to former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort. The move came despite objections from Congress.
12 Aug 2018
Gil Cisneros, congressional candidate in California's 39th district, discusses his run for office.

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